Friday’s Family History Finds

NOTE: Because New Year’s Day falls on Friday next week, Friday’s Family History Finds will post on Saturday.

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Frenchman in Australia, Part 4 by Brian Wills-Johnson on Genealogy Ensemble

Soldier’s Life Saved by Princess Mary’s Christmas Gift on Untold Lives

Hospitalized by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Hogmanay by Sandra McHugh on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

The Canadian Letters and Images Project by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Quebec Birth, Marriage and Death (BMD) Record Links by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Finding Your Ancestors in Poor House or Poor Farm Records by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Database of 6 Million Russian Documents and Photos Reveal Amazing Details of Life by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Here We Go Again by Chris Paton on ScottishGENES

Ghost Towns by Zachary Garceau on Vita Brevis

Ontario Township Papers on FamilySearch by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Herefordshire History by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Check Out My NEW Revised Site for Naturalization Records! by Lorine McGinnis on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

The Joy of David Rumsey by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Eastern Ontario Newspapers Digitized by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Finding Your Ancestors in Institutional Records by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Tech News

What If You could Wander the Library Stacks . . . Online? by Wendy Hanamura on Internet Archive Blog

Into Real Pages – A New Blog-to-Book Producer by John Tew on Filiopietism Prism

Make Quick Portrait Edits for Free with PhotoDiva by Caroline Guntur on Organizing Photos

Converting My Personal Library to Digital by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy



This is going to be one of my 2021 New Year’s genealogy goals:
Quick Tip #12: Don’t Enter a Fact Without Creating a Source Citation by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family HIstory

Brick Wall? Turn to the Law for Hints by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, Part 3: Family, Community and DNA by Jessica Morgan on Family Locket

Accessing Passenger List on New Netherland Institute Voyages by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Abstracting Records Brings You So Much More by Teresa on Writing My Past

Education Is for Everyone

My “Moments of Change” by Jill Morelli on Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal

The Puritans and Christmas by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Tombstone Tuesday: Wheat Symbol by Karen on Karen’s Chatt

Your Ancestor’s Location Is Critically Important by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

Ten Questions for Your Zoom Holiday by Raymond Addison on Vita Brevis

Seasonal Compromises by Susan Donnelly on Vita Brevis

Twelve Days of a Genealogy Christmas – Randy’s Version by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

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